HKEC210312 Assistant Librarian I, Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Company/Organisation: Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Post Date: 2/3/2021

Job Title: Assistant Librarian I

Staff Group: Management and other professionals

Reference Number: HKEC210312

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Hong Kong East Cluster

Description: Rank : Assistant Librarian I Office : Cluster Library Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital / Hong Kong East Cluster Pay : HK$63,269 to HK$79,606 (HMPS point 3 - 8) per month including Monthly Allowance (see Remarks 2) Key Responsibilities : 1. Develop, monitor and review the strategies of delivery Cluster Library services and functions in line with the organization development; 2. Lead, plan and oversee the management of the cluster library services including resources planning, collection development, implementation of quality assurance library policies, service plans and projects; 3. Ensure smooth daily operation of hospital library, including but not limited to the integrated library system; 4. Promote knowledge services and provide support on the use of e-Knowledge Gateway (eKG); 5. Manage, train and supervise staff to provide cluster library services; 6. Liaise with vendors and departments on areas related to procurement of print materials and electronic resources in multiple user interfaces; 7. Perform cataloguing and indexing of print materials and electronic resources, and maintain accurate holdings and access points; 8. Monitor and maintain the library website for the delivery of library services; 9. Provide executive support to library services committees; 10. Perform any other related duties as assigned. Entry Requirements : 1. A recognized university degree and professional qualification in librarianship, information science or related discipline. 2. At least three years’ relevant post-qualification experience in an automated library setting. 3. Experience in cataloguing and managing electronic resources and serials using an integrated library system, preferably Innovative’s Millennium and Ex Libris Alma , is an advantage. 4. Familiar with international standards, including indexing and classification systems for medical and health sciences literatures, metadata standards and communication standards (MARC21, AACR2, NLM, MeSH, etc.). 5. Strong planning, problem-solving, interpersonal and communication skills. 6. Responsible, self-motivated and able to work independently. 7. Good command of written and spoken English & Chinese. Preferred Attributes : 1. Post-qualification experience at professional librarian level is preferable 2. Experience in knowledge management and development of medical/health sciences library/hospital library services 3. Solid experience in overseeing library operations and experience in using NLM Medical Subject Headings for indexing medical literatures 4. Knowledge in health sciences discipline is preferable 5. Substantial experience in Microsoft Office Products/Integrated library system/HTML/XHTML and adept at learning and working with technology and software packages 6. Experience in navigating electronic resources on health science subjects e.g., Medline, Embase, CINAHL, UpToDate, and GOBI Library Solutions, EBSCONet (serial management) etc.) Remarks : For Serving HA Staff 1. Selected candidate will be offered either contract or fixed term appointment for up to 3 years depending on his/her existing employment terms. (a) Contract employee - will be offered contract employment with an up to 15% of total basic salary (after deducting the contribution of Mandatory Provident Fund by Hospital Authority) as contract-end gratuity upon completion of contract with satisfactory performance. (b) Permanent employee - will be offered a fixed term appointment after which the employee may be reverted back to his/her former substantive rank. 2. The offer of salary and allowance (Cash allowance, Fixed-flexi allowance or Monthly allowance) for serving employees upon changes in appointment will be determined based on the remuneration package/employment terms of the staff concerned and prevailing policies. For External Applicants 3. Selected candidate will be offered contract term appointment for up to 3 years. Up to 15% of total basic salary (after deducting the contribution of Mandatory Provident Fund by Hospital Authority) as contract-end gratuity may be offered upon completion of contract with satisfactory performance. 4. Retiring / retired HA staff who wish to continue working for HA after their normal retirement may also apply. If selected, the terms and conditions of employment will be offered in accordance with prevailing policies of the Retired and Rehire Mechanism of HA. For All Applicants 5 . May be required to work in another work location to meet service needs of the HA. 6 . The renewal / extension of appointment will be subject to service needs, availability of funding and job performance. 7 . Please submit on-line application on or before 15 March 2021 . For enquiries, please telephone 2595 6967.